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and first lady stole the spotlight. mrs. obama, stunning in a ruby gown by jason wu. the couple serenaded by jennifer hudson. the inaugural balls capped off a day of pomp, featuring plenty of music. ♪ and the home of the brave >> reporter: a parade. and a public swearing-in at the capitol. now, it's back to work for mr. obama, who in his inaugural address, said he would push an aggressive agenda. the president spoke directly to the goals of the more diverse and more social coalition that re-elected him. for the first time in an inaugural speech, explicitly mentioning gay rights. >> if we are truly created equal, the love we give one another must be equal, as well. >> reporter: he spoke about climate change, equal pay for women and immigration reform. >> our journey is not complete until we find a way to welcome the thriving, hopeful immigrants who see america as a land of opportunity. >> reporter: the president paused during many of the day's special moments, seeming to take it all in, knowing this would be his last inauguration. some republicans thought president obama's speech was too
. and the first lady, stunning in a ruby red jason wu gown. and like four years ago, the obamas turned to a who's who of popular performers. this is the hottest ticket in all of washington. we've got one. let's check out this party. from alicia keys, who put a presidential twist on her hit song. ♪ obama's on fire >> reporter: to other a-listers, like brad paisley and stevie wonder. ♪ very superstitious >> reporter: so what's the review on the first lady's dress? >> amazing. beautiful. >> reporter: this year, instead of ten balls, just two. in one room, more than 30,000 people dancing the night away, from sea to shining sea, of sequins. in another, the party went on military style, at the commander in chief's ball. >> you all dress up pretty nice. >> reporter: the glitz and glamour overnight capped off a full day of pomp and pageant -- pageantry, with kelly clarkson belting out patriotism on the capitol steps. later tweeting out this picture from backstage. meeting the woman who would cap the inauguration with this. ♪ of the brave the brave ♪ >> reporter: pretty powerful moment. and it w
surprise it is for that designer because last year, jason wu's white, beautiful gown for the innag rati inauguration. he got 4 million hits on his website the next day. >> it puts the designer on the map. it really made him a star overnight. and it catapulted his business to the forefront. sudd suddenly, we saw the retailers in the front row of his shows. all of the magazine editors and newspaper reporters. it really puts them on the map globally. and it gives them great exposure. >> how would you compare michelle obama's style to other first ladies? >> i think she dresses to stand out. and she makes a statement with her style. and she uses it to express an emotional tether. >> we'll jump on the website tomorrow morning. kate betts, thanks so much. >>> and we'll be right back. >>> look at those crowds forming. diane sawyer is joining george in a few moments for complete coverage of president obama's second inauguration on this martin luther king jr. day. we will be on the air covering all of it throughout the day, live, on abc news and online at goodmorningamerica.com on yahoo! stay wit
: tonight was all about michelle. mrs. obama wowed in a ruby chiffon gown by jason wu the same designer she wore four years ago at the last inauguration. ♪ at last my love has come along ♪ >> reporter: back then she stepped out on stage in a white dress by the then little known designer. his career skyrocketed. >> any time mrs. obama wears one of your designs a fashion designer ascends. it doesn't happen with any first lady but it happens with mrs. obama. >> reporter: from behind it was all about that sexy low back. but from the front, check out those bangs. >> i believe the bangs are a metaphor and it sends a very striking sound and symbol and i think she looks wonderful. >> reporter: call it michelle 2.0. her first four years made her a style i con. >> it has changed the game for women in america. you can dress on a budget. >> reporter: of course tonight's dress was hardly a bargain. but the ball goers approved on the splurge. >> what do you think of the cress? >> amazing. >> beautiful. >> stunning. >> reporter: they didn't look bad themselves. this is after all washington's biggest n
't know. >> jimmy chu and jason wu. chu and wu and wang. >> why do people not ask what the dudes are wearing? what suit did the president have on? no one ever asks. don't women get tired of that double standard? >> we do. what are you wearing? >> it's target. >> kmart? >> blue light special. >> we're going to have a whole lot more ahead. >> it is paula's last day, thankfully on "world news now." only kidding. we'll set aside one celebration for another coming up next. >>> "world ♪ >> good morning, everybody. we're leer in the lobby of abc news and our wall of fame here. all of abc's biggest stars. we have robin roberts, barbara walters, the captain of our ship, diane sawyer. but we all know that the crown jewel of abc news, boom, we were the first anchors to ever get our picture on the wall here. it took 21 years, but we finally made it. but the chapter comes to an end tonight. paula, it's a crazy business. things change just like that. so i want to take a few minutes to wish you all the luck in the world in your next chapter. we've had a fun year. can't believe it's been a yea
dress by jason wu. >> a lot of talk about her new hair style. >> it's amazing to see people taking pictures of this event. >> yes. exciting times in washington tonight. >> coming back here a daring nest a hayward. the owner of auto world says four men broke into the lot and forced open the gate then broke into the office and took the keys to several car asks drove away. the owner says cars worth about $200,000. authorities plan to review the video taken from several cameras on the lot. police looking for this spekd who terrorized employees in an attempted armed robbery saturday night. the robber charged into the store pointing a gun, and demanded money. when employees scrambled the guy narrowly missed one worker then ran from the store. >> game over for atari, filing for bankruptcy protection. the move is aimed at escaping a massive debt facing a atari parent company in france. >> blockbuster anonsed not enough people rent movies on dvd but a folksman says the company continues to see fal val in the brand. southwest airlines guarantees you'll be one of the first in line to board th
>> in 2009 her one shouldered white chiffon inaugural ball gown made jason wu a household name. >> when she wore it his company received 4 million website hits. >> reporter: women's wear daily asked some of the world's top designers to sketch their vision, calvin klein went for a dark edgy tapered look. lila rose scott a delicate lavender gown while tommy hilfiger turned to the next generation with looks for first daughters malia and sasha. >> they're becoming more interested in fashion and designers are keen to dress them. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps ruffling feathers when she wore alexander mcqueen for a state dinner and a cardigan when she met the queen but she takes it in stride even as she becomes a fashion icon for the ages capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes telling our own robin roberts -- >> it's hard, you know, i like to look nice. >> reporter: nice indeed. one thing is for sure the first lady is bound to shine and life for one lucky designer will never be the same. as for president obama, the men's wear company that designed his t
shouldered white chiffon ball gown made designer jason wu a household name. >> when she wore his gown, apparently his company received 4 million website hits. >> reporter: women's wear daily asked some of the top designers to sketch their vision. calvin klein went for a dark, edgy, tapered look. leila rose scott, a delicate lavender gown and tommy hilfiger turned to the next generation with looks for first daughters malia and sasha. >> they're becoming more interested in fashion and american designers are keen to dress them. >> reporter: the first lady has had a few fashion missteps, ruffling feathers when she wore british label alexander mcqueen to a state dinner for the chinese president and a cardigan to meet the queen. but the first lady takes it all in stride. even after she becomes a fashion icon for the ages, capable of changing a company's bottom line in minutes, telling our own robin roberts -- >> it's hard. i'm a tomboy jock at heart but i like to look nice. >> reporter: tonya rivero in new york. >> i like the bangs. >> i do not. >> i like them, rob. it's a nice look, i thin
forget that jason wu gown during the first inauguration. >> what she wears, there's always a certain pragmatism to it. it's never outrageous. it's never inappropriate. >> reporter: her frugal sensibility may endear her to most women, even down to her children. the green skirt sasha wore on election night, was first wore by malia in 2011. >> she is making a statement, that they are regular girls who are living exceptional lives. >> reporter: lives that will be on full display today. what will the girls and their mother wear? now, if yesterday was any indication, she will probably stay american. that blue dress and cardigan, reid croykof. and michael kors. will she go short or long for the inaugural ball? >> let's see if we can get some answers. joining us now, is kate bets, author of "everyday icon: michelle obama." and one of her favorite designers. thank you for being with us. do you have the answer? what is mrs. obama going to be wearing about? and will the bangs have imact on what she chooses? >> i don't have the answer. but i think she'll be wearing long. and i think the bangs ar
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